Where To Celebrate For Memorial Day Weekend
Memorial Day is when we remember and honor our fallen that have protected the country. Along with remembering and honoring them we also celebrate them with parades, barbecues, and even fireworks.
With parades there are plenty all over the Lansing-Area. Let's start with Lansing, The Ceremony will be held at Evergreen Cemetery, located at 2600 East Mount Hope, at 12:00 p.m. with a Ceremonial Procession. There will be an additional service held at 1 p.m. Monday at the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens (444 W. Grand River Ave., Lansing).
In Dansville, there will be a breakfast Monday morning from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Dansville Community Center (1317 Mason St). There will also be activities for kids and a parade after that.
In Delhi Township the Holt Memorial Day Parade will step off at 2 p.m. and march through Holt and end at the Veterans Memorial Gardens, located behind the library.
The VFW in DeWitt will host a Memorial Day parade that starts from the DeWitt Memorial Association (315 W. Washington St., DeWitt) at 10 a.m.
In Fowlerville, their Memorial Day parade will step off from the VFW hall at 10 a.m.
The Grand Ledge Memorial Day parade starts at 11 a.m. in downtown Grand Ledge. Lineup begins at 10 a.m. at the intersection of Jackson and Jefferson streets.
In Mason they will be doing their wreath ceremony at 8am with the parade starting at 9 a.m. and will march through the city to Maple Grove Cemetery, where there will be services.
In Okemos their Memorial Day ceremony will be held at noon at Glendale Cemetery, off of Mount Hope Road, they will have bagpipes and more preceding the ceremony.
St. John's Memorial Day Parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The parade will line up behind the Wilson Center (101 W. Cass St.) then head to South Clinton Avenue, to Cass Street.
A Memorial Day 5K/10K will be held in Webberville. Registration (Registration Info HERE) begins at 7 a.m. at Webberville Elementary School (202 N. Main St.). A parade and ceremony will begin at 8 a.m., with the runs taking off at 9 a.m.
In Williamston their parade will start at 10 a.m. at School and South Putnam streets.
There's also going to be fireworks this weekend. Here some details on where and when to catch them.
- Friday, May 26th–Kalamazoo Speedway in Kalamazoo, MI
- Saturday, May 27th–Cascade Falls Park in Jackson, MI
- Saturday, May 27th–Michilimackinac Memorial Pageant–Mackinaw City, MI
- Sunday, May 28th–Sumpter Country Fest at the Sumpter Township Fairgrounds in Belleville, MI
- Monday, May 29th–Burton Memorial Day Fireworks–Burton, MI
If you’d like to find out more about where you can see fireworks throughout the state and throughout the year, be sure to check out MichiganFireworks.com.